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Millennials leaving church

Posted on : May 19, 2015
CNN: U.S. Christian population dropping…… Continue Reading

12 Things that your Pastor Wishes You Knew

Posted on : May 13, 2015
Patheos: Frederick Schmidt offers a dozen things your pastor wishes you knew.… Continue Reading

Wired to connect

Posted on : October 22, 2013
A scientist says our need to connect is as fundamental as our need for food and water.… Continue Reading

Done fixing the church

Posted on : October 15, 2013
A young pastor writes about learning to turn the future over to God.… Continue Reading

Power and the church

Posted on : October 1, 2013
Andy Crouch reflects on how to recognize and use the gift that most eludes the church.… Continue Reading

Ministering outside the pulpit

Posted on : May 21, 2013
The percentage of M.Div. graduates who plan to minister full-time in a church has been declining.… Continue Reading

Seminaries and the Future

Posted on : April 9, 2013
Martin E. Marty tries to locate seminaries and graduate divinity schools in the public economy.… Continue Reading

Struggling seminaries

Posted on : April 2, 2013
As Americans become less religious, seminaries face an uncertain future. Consider Luther Seminary.… Continue Reading

Q&A with a divinity dean

Posted on : February 28, 2013
A Yale theologian, Emilie M. Townes, says Vanderbilt has a “progressive edge.”… Continue Reading

Trust in UMC

Posted on : February 20, 2013
UM News Service: Don’t be surprised if you hear UMC leaders use the phrase “adaptive leadership” during the next four years.… Continue Reading

Megachurches thriving

Posted on : February 20, 2013
Religion News Service: Despite the tough economy, many of the nation’s largest churches are thriving, with increased offerings and plans to hire more staff, a new survey shows.… Continue Reading
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July 12, 2021

This summer I have been practicing the recorder daily for the first time since elementary school. The recorder is different in almost every respect from the instrument on which I was …

July 5, 2021

It’s become a regular practice of mine to open class with my students each week by exploring Scripture through guided meditations based on ancient practices of the church. Feedback from my …

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April 14, 2021

A Foundation for Theological Education (AFTE) John Wesley Fellowships have been awarded to three doctoral students.

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April 13, 2021

“To everything, there is a season and a time for every purpose under the heaven.” – Ecclesiastes 3:1

The World …